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Kilwin's Ice Cream & Candy

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16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
+1 910-772-1298
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtime Wilmington classic fudge and ice cream shop every visitor should try for themselves. Great selection of premium ice cream with waffle cone of by the cup and delicious fudge is also for sale.

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Thank jdvh12016
Wilmington, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum!!! Worth the calories. When I go down town I Have to have there toasted coconut ice cream. Makes me happy.😊💕

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Thank 941joelk
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious stuff. The price for a family outing gets to be a bit too much, but once in a blue moon it's worth it.

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Thank Anastasia K
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kilwin's Ice Cream has the best homemade ice cream in Wilmington, after a short stroll on the riverwalk stop at Kilwin's for either some ice cream or homemade choclates

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Thank 264patriciao
Wilmington, North Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to enjoy some great little treats and creamy ice cream! My family and I tasted a wonderful fudge, and some yummy caramel. Loved the hand made waffle cone!

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Thank maminica11
Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped here after supper, and immediately were wowed by the sheer plentitude of candy and ice cream. There are treats everywhere, from packaged or boxed candy, popcorn, etc., and on each wall there are a dizzying array of confections. The truffles looked amazing, as did the blocks of fudge. I've never seen such fudge variety. It... More 

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Thank Dave M
Calgary, Canada
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make this part of your walking tour of Downtown Wilmington. At the very least get a waffle cone with two scoops of ice cream and walk along the boardwalk. This place has fudge and other sweets, but I only tried their ice cream, which is great. They have a huge variety of flavours. I tend to get their chocolaty flavours.

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Thank George C
Guilford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son won't let us leave Wilmington until he has had an ice cream from Kilwin's. Very high quality ice cream in a great location downtown.

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Thank livetobeach
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ice cream just isn't all that good although I have heard other people waiting in line swear by it saying they regularly go there. There are other places along River Walk where you don't have to wait. There are also candy and cones made on site here so if your from out of town and have time to wait on... More 

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Thank jimyaks2591
Raleigh, North Carolina
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to other Kilwins before and it is just as good. The fudge is delicious and the staff is very helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market St, between Front and 2nd, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-772-1298

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?